well the inevitable happened to me today...i'll be the first to admit that it was 100% my fault...i low sided my old school and slid into the outside wall just comin out of horseshoe bay....we were riding at a spirited pace....maybe i was in over my head......skidding across the road is a scary feeling though...time slows down. i could feel my head bounce of the ground repeatedly and my jeans begin to tear and rash my skin...I easily could have died...i don't want to sound mellowdramatic here but i couldn't stop thinking about some off the comments people wrote in some of these RIP threads. I was stupid today...fine. i was in my comfort zone i was having a great day...i slipped up...i'm sorry if i could change it i would ....was i being reckless and uncaring...no ...i was having fun doin what i love...no one deserves to die for this..it can happen to anyone of us at any time...as i was sliding down the road i kept thinking that it wasn't real..i took riding school...i out over 8000kms on my bike in 2 months my tires were warm...by no means am i expierneced...i learned that hard way that that only comes with time.....but anyways...i don't have collison because it just wouldn't have worked out for me mathematically if i would crash vs my new insurance rates...thus i'm out for the season....i have many thanks to give as the time i had during the past few months was awesome....first off adam for this wicked site...i've saved so much money and met so many people thanks to bcsportbikes.....to bernie and john from bomax for your help anwsering my dumb techincal questions, to bill and j.b. and darryl and fish for teachin me how to stunt even though it was only half ass, to bruce for setting up some kick ass suspension,to jamie for believin in the old school power......for all those that i rode with (todd,nick,craig,tyler,derrick,dave,maxit was a pleasure.nbi nights with pete cos and kev..to all the new gen 600's i beat ..believe in old school power baby...as it looks right now i'm out for the season...i might bolt on a 2k front end and street fight the old school but it's prolly not worth it...i'm prolly just gonna part her out and bite the bullet...i'm not done riding however...its only money...i'll make some someday and ride again...i'm not broken and i'm counting my blessings......once again thank you everyone...ride safe and never point fingers.. all we have is eachother (that was pretty ghey but when its all over out there were all on the same team)........Peace
PS highlights from the season....being in a stunt video for .5 seconds, beating new gen 600's, learning to ski off the side, learning how old school gixxers are put together, doing my own work on her, taking my only passenger for a ride, mellow crusies through country roads in langley, wide open on the high way with jokar, posing at the beach, my loud ass exhaust ( loudest sportbike ever....garunteed)....and so many more....man i miss it already.